Ornamental Hairpin Decorated with Dragon

UnknownKorea, 19th century

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum
Seoul, South Korea

Dragon hairpins were worn by queens, representing the dignity and authority of the royal family. However, common women were allowed to wear the pins on their wedding days.


  • Title: Ornamental Hairpin Decorated with Dragon
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Korea, 19th century
  • Location Created: Rep. of Korea
  • Physical Dimensions: l34.2~42 ㎝
  • Type: Ornaments
  • Rights: Sookmyung Women's University Museum

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